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SAD: Cassper Nyovest Is In Mourning

South African rapper Cassper Nyovest has joined Zimbabweans in mourning the death of talented musician Cal_vin, real name Mgcini Calvin Nhliziyo, who sadly passed on today.

The Zikhupan hit-maker, 35, died during the wee hours today, just after 1 AM after he was involved in a hit and run car accident near his home in Luveve 5 Bulawayo. The sad untimely death of Cal Vin has left Zimbabweans at large shattered.

To show his solidarity during this sombre time, Cassper Nyovest, real name Refiloe Maele Phoolo, took to Twitter to pay his condolences to Cal Vin. He said Zimbabwe has been robbed of a talented and passionate artist.

All because of his talent, Cal Vin was approached by Cassper in 2015 and together they did a remix of Cal Vin’s song Zikhupan’. Cassper Nyovest gave Cal Vin’s career a much-needed boost after remixing his popular Zikhupan’ track, a move that put Cal Vin on the spotlight not only locally but regionally.

The song, became a chart-topper, resulting in Cal Vin also winning the Song of the year award at the Zimbabwe Hip Hop Awards that same year.

Meanwhile, social media is abuzz with condolence messages for the talented artiste who will be remembered for putting Bulawayo music on the map.

Other Zim Hip Hop artists are also devasted by the sudden death of Cal Vin. Rapper, Ti Gonzi said the local music industry had been robbed of good music that the two were planning on working on.

– IHarare

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